Author of “Modified,” an investigation of GMOs, to discuss her book

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Author Caitlin Shetterly, whose books include the recent “Modified: GMOs and the Threat to Our Food, Our Land, Our Future,” will speak on campus on Thursday, Nov. 10 at 4 p.m. as a Poynter Fellow in Journalism.

Shetterly will discuss the book during her talk, which will take place at Saybrook College, located at 90 High St.  The event is free and open to the public.

Shetterly is also the author of “Made for You and Me: Going West, Going Broke, Finding Home” and the bestselling “Fault Lines: Stories of Divorce.” Her work has been featured in The New York Times Magazine, Elle, and Self, and on and, as well as on “This American Life” and various other public radio shows. A graduate of Brown University, she lives with her family in Maine.

The Poynter Fellowship in Journalism was established by Nelson Poynter, who received his master’s degree in 1927 from Yale. The fellowship brings to campus journalists from a wide variety of media outlets who have made significant contributions to their field. Among recent Poynter fellows are Maziar Bahari, Farai Chideya, and and Nataliya Gumeniuk. 

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